Protesters highlight New Zealand casualties in Vietnam, 1970

An anti-Vietnam War protest along Wellington's Willis Street in 1970 draws attention to New Zealand's death toll in the conflict. In total, 37 New Zealand men would lose their lives in Vietnam.

From left: students Roger Cruickshank, Tony Larsen, and George Rosenberg with banner. Leading the line of symbolic stretcher bearers is Dr F.W. Nielsen-Wright from Victoria University of Wellington.


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